Criminal Minds (2005– )
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Extreme Aggressor 

The team travels to Seattle to find the captor of four missing women.

Director:

Richard Shepard

Writers:

Jeff Davis (created by), Jeff Davis
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Mandy Patinkin ... Jason Gideon
Thomas Gibson ... Aaron Hotchner
Lola Glaudini ... Elle Greenaway
Shemar Moore ... Derek Morgan
Matthew Gray Gubler ... Dr. Spencer Reid
Lukas Haas ... Clerk (The Footpath Killer)
DJ Qualls ... Richard Slessman
Meredith Monroe ... Haley Hotchner
Andrew Jackson ... Tim Vogel
Kirsten Vangsness ... Penelope Garcia
Chelah Horsdal ... Heather Woodland
David Lewis ... David Woodland
Louise Grant Louise Grant ... Mrs. Slessman
Hiro Kanagawa ... Seattle ASAC (as Hiro Kangawa)
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Storyline

Supervisory Special Agent Jason Gideon returns to the Behavioral Analysis Unit after an extended medical leave, and BAU team leader Aaron Hotchner must secretly evaluate Gideon's performance. Gideon's first case upon his return involves tracking down an unsub (unknown subject) in Seattle before he kills his latest kidnap victim. Written by Mark Cabot

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The crime location shown in the conference room is in Kirkland, WA with an approximate location: 47.659696,-122.20249. See more »

Goofs

The last scene is said to take place in Virginia, but there is a Canadian "No Public Washrooms" sign near the door of the gas station, and a small "No cigarettes Under 19" (the legal age in Canada). See more »

Quotes

Derek Morgan: Next time, show a little leg
Elle Greenaway: Morgan! The only time you gonnal see a leg from me is when I'm about to kick your ass!
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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Penitentiary
Written by Citizen Cope
Performed by Citizen Cope
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Impressed With First Look
1 January 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

This is the pilot episode for the new-and-successful TV show delving into the minds of all kinds of criminals, from serial killers to arsonists to rapists, on and on. The first case deals with a guy up in Seattle who is luring girls - this latest case through a sports car ad - to him, then holding them for seven days in a cage before killing them. He clips their fingernails, one of a few idiosyncrasies. But that doesn't turn out to mean anything. However, what does turn out is that he has a partner, so they have to find two people.

We are introduced to the main character, "Gideon" (Mandy Patakin), a grim- faced 50-something who apparently did this line of work before in this unit of the FBI but had a nervous breakdown. This is his first case back since the "major depression," as it is now labeled. The question is whether he can "cut it" and return to field action. We slowly get to see the people is going to be working with, I assume. (This DVD is my introduction to the series.)

It's an interesting and suspenseful opener. The final minute leads into a second show and a new case. I don't know if this is going to be the way the show operates on a regular basis or not.


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